Chow chow/ chayote Kootu

Chow chow is easy to cook, kootu consumes very limited oil and it is good for digestion too. We can have this Kootu just with hot rice with a few drops of ghee..
Main Dish
2 servings
10 min
20 min




  • Step 1 - Chow chow/ chayote Kootu
    Cook the dhal and keep it aside.

    Wash the fresh chow chow neatly. Use a peeler to remove its skin..

    Be careful while removing since this vegetable contains small thorns. Chop the Chow chow into small cubes.
  • Grind Cumin seeds, Coconut, red chilli into a smooth paste. We can add little water based on the requirement. Take a pan add 1 tsp of oil.
  • Step 3 - Chow chow/ chayote Kootu
    After oil is heated add Mustard seeds and Urad dhal. When it start to splutter. Add a pinch of hing and curry leaves. Now add the cooked dhal and the ingredients grinded.

    After it gets boiled and the awesome aroma comes switch off the knob...
  • Serve hot and Enjoy the Kootu !


Chow chow/ chayote Kootu, photo 1
Chow chow/ chayote Kootu, photo 2


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